Sri Lankan cricket team is now in India and they are here for just to play a T20I series. The series consists of the three matches only. The first match was about to take place on 5th January 2020. At the venue of Barsapara Stadium, Guwahati the match was about to be staged. India won the toss and decided to bowl first but the match was abandoned due to rain. But earlier today, the 2nd T20I took place bet5ween them and reportedly, India won the 2nd T20I against Sri Lanka.
Earlier today, at the Holkar Stadium, Indore the 2nd T20I between Sri Lanka and India took place. Once again, India won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, the Lions had no chance but bat.
Danushka Gunathilaka and Avishka Fernando opened the innings for the Lions. They jointly added 38 runs when Avishka Fernando went scoring 22 runs. The other opener scored 20 runs so far. The top orders of the team could not do well or we can say that India’s bowlers were quite brilliant and made some destructive spells. The wicket-keeper of the team Kusal Perera added the highest 34 runs. By losing 9 wickets, the Lions scored 142 runs in 20 overs. Shardul Thakur took three wickets highest where Saini and Yadav took two wickets each for the team India.
At the home venue, the score was not big for the team like India. They have the longest and strongest batting lineup. The openers Lokesh Rahul and Dhawan started to chase the score. They jointly added 71 runs when Rahul returned to the dressing room. He added the highest 45 runs. The other opener Dhawan scored 32 runs so far. Iyer came then and added 34 runs and he made the partnership with Kohli, the captain of India. Finally, Virat Kohli and Pant finished the chase in 17.3 overs by losing 3 wickets. So, India won the 2nd T20I against Sri Lanka.